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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
No airplanes allowed

An old man holds his guitar case which has a "no airplane" sticker , a symbol used by those who oppose the construction of a new airport in an agricultural zone in Atenco in the State of Mexico, as well as by those who want justice for the actions taken by the government which involve the violent displacement of locals as well as the rape of several women by members of the local police force.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Copyright: © José Manuel Mendoza Santos